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Cholesterol Levels Running High?

     Some people are reluctant to take statins even though their cholesterol is running high. This article discusses ways to reduce the risk of high cholesterol but is not a comment on the wisdom of taking or not taking statins.      Cholesterol … Continue reading

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Nuts Are Good

A recent study compared the health of people who ate nuts (tree nuts and peanuts) with those who do not eat nuts often. Conclusion: Nuts are good for you. The study looked at diet data collected as part of the … Continue reading

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Soy and mineral absorption (1)

Groups opposed to soy suggest that “vegetarians who consume tofu and bean curd as a substitute for meat and dairy products risk severe mineral deficiencies.”  This allegedly is due to phytates in soy preventing the body from absorbing minerals.  As … Continue reading

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